Re: Where to put the source of kernel ??
On 2009-01-02 16:46 +0100, Justin Piszcz wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Jan 2009, Abdelkader Belahcene wrote:
>> I want to install gspcav1 (version 20071224) from http://
>> which is a source package for set of webcam drivers.
>> the built file, gspca_build, contains the folowing lines:
>> KERNELVER=`uname -r`
>> if [ ! -d $SRCDIR/include/linux ]; then
>> echo -e '\E[31;44m'
>> echo -e '\E[1m FATAL you need to install the Kernel Source for your
>> running kernel\E[0m'
>> exit 1
>> It seraches for the kernel source in /lib/modules......
>> I install the kernel source it is in /usr/src
>> so when I ran gspca_build, it didn't find my source!!!??
>> Is it an error on the file gspca_build ?
>> must I add something or config to my source ??
>> thanks for hel
> Your kernel should be in /usr/src and link the source to linux.
> ln -s /usr/src/linux-2.6.28 /usr/src/linux
This is nonsense, the kernel sources can be anywhere and this symlink is
not necessary. What is needed is a symlink in /lib/modules/`uname -r`:
# ln -sf /path/to/linux-x.y.z /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build
Of course the kernel sources must match the running kernel.